Leslie Silko's Oppression Of Women

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“Now piercèd is her virgin zone; she feels the foe within it. She hears a broken amorous groan, the panting lover 's fainting moan, just in the happy minute”(Jon W.). Women are raised in a battlefield; they are taught to rely on men to protect them because they cannot protect themselves. This is an insult to many women everywhere, and it is a problem with society. If women were portrayed and viewed more independent, we could change the world we live in. “Only women can put a stop to the “open season” on women by strangers”(The Writer’s Presence PG:813). The author Leslie Silko, believes a different life for women is just around the corner. “95,000 women are raped annually with roughly 1070 rapists being convicted” ( With
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